Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
It was discovered that GRUB 2 did not properly validate passwords. An
attacker with physical access could conduct a brute-force attack and
bypass authentication by submitting a 1 character password.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2